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's almost summertime in new york city which means millions of people will be hitting the streets to see what new york in the summer has to offer. here with some tips on what they should check out is our city correspondent, stephon. [ cheers and applause ] here he is. hey, stefon. >> hi. >> what have you been up to, buddy? >> oh, the things these eyes have seen. >> yeah. now, stefon, the summer means lots of special events. what's a good venue for families looking to get together and celebrate? >> if you're looking to celebrate this summer, i know just the place for you. new york's hottest club is scampi. [ laughter ] illegally parked behind the statue of liberty. this hate speech haven is the creation of frat boy guru d-bag chopra. [ laughter ] this place has everything, zip drives, gozers, ke$ha. and guess who may drop by. is it ryan seacrest? no, it's a drowned albino who looks like axl rose. [ laughter ] but for the kids, there's a special workshop where they can build a bear but not the kind you think. [ laughter ] so come by this weekend and check out a vip section filled with fertile n
and had missed all of the school and football practice as well. and fairfax city police found his vehicle, the little league baseball field on picket road early in the morning tuesday morning. >> the vehicle was found to apparently -- and that was found by fairfax city police. we had injured the vehicle that was missing and that was found empty. at this point, police are not investigating this as suspicious; however, it's an unusual case given the context of the young man and his situation. it's unusual. >> reporter: again, fairfax county and city police are working together this evening, trying to find a missing woodson high school senior. brian glen has been missing since early monday morning when he dropped his brother off at school. we'll stay on top of the story and give you information as it develops. live in fairfax, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. tom? >> can't imagine what the parents are going through now. thank you, karen. >> exactly. >>> another teenager assaulted in springfield, virginia, and police are investigating whether the attack is linked to several others -- others. a
for the disabled -- reserve spots for the disabled and stop the city's old parking policy. but soon after it started, the council shut it down. there was mass confusion. >> the program got off to we can characterize as a fairly rocky start. >> reporter: many complaints there were not enough red tops but now a plan would make 1800 of the districts 18,800-meter spots red top parking only. >> 1800 red top stations are being imposed. >> fraud was one reason for the form. >> fox 5 disabled those who were using the red top to park free all day. the district followed up with an investigation. >> some able-bodied drivers have abused the current parking system but fraudulently displaying handicap cards as to not pay a fee. >> reporter: officials say there are over 160,000 people living in d.c. who are disabled and many more who travel into the city each day. >> our mission is to make sure we are national about accessibility and what other cities and states should be replicating is what we feel for the administration and it is the right thing to do. >> the red tops are not being enforced. those wit
in the city. and kids headed to the bus stop, that kind of thing, probably the jacket needs to return. my suggestion is enjoy today and tomorrow because we have much cooler air on the way for the end of the weekend. details coming up in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top stories this morning begin with a health alert. thirty-five cases of meningitis have now been reported across the country. five people have died including one in maryland and one in virginia. doctors say awful those infected received steroid injections for back pain. this form of meningitis is not contagious. >>> president obama is returning to the battleground state of virginia this morning. he is due to speak at george mason university. he then heads to another university in ohio. mr.obama will speak at cleveland state university this afternoon. >>> in northwest d.c., four people including one firefighter are recovering after a fire on k street. one person had to jump from a window and is in serious condition. the injured firefighter is expected to be okay. no word on what caused last night's fire. >>
in frederick, maryland. the crime strike includes the city's first year. someone shot and killed lamont george lee elohist early sunday morning. tonight more gun fire -- ellis early this morning. tonight more gunfire and fox 5 was on the scene. >> reporter: a lot going on in a short amount of time. the street violence broke out shortly after we arrived here in frederick about 5:30. we were talking to a police lieutenant about sunday's murder when all of a sudden you could hear gunshots fired from close by and then about an hour ago a vigil for lamont ellis. >> in the name of jesus, amen. >> reporr: lamont ellis had a lot of friends. they showed up to pay tribute to him in mullinex alley where he was found dead 2:30 sunday morning. his girl friend and children were at the vigil. ellis was remembered as the manager of the seafood department at a gaithersburg giants supermarket. >> he was a wonderful friend and a good father, had a big heart. he will be missed. >> he was a good guy, never bothered nobody ever. all he did was smile. >> reporter: his friend think he was the victim of a robbery,
spike that includes the city's first murder of the year. early sunday morning, 36-year- old lamont ellis was found shot dead in an alley. friends and family members gathered at a vigil last night and while fox 5 was working the story, shots rang out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight involving 15 to 20 people along west south street. one person was stabbed and is in serious condition. no word for the two incidents are related. >>> a local university professor killed in a tragic accident in northwest. a driver hay medical emergency and lost control of her vehicle. she hit professor rhett leverett as he stood on the sidewalk at sixth and e street. he taught history at marymount with an emphasis on european history. he was 60 years old. >>> protesters will continue today to mark the one-year anniversary of the occupy d.c. movement. protesters will hold a veteran march at noon at freedom plaza as well as a protest tonight in front of the bank of america on vermont and l street. yesterday, protester marched on freedom plaza to the commerce building. they
. then again, slow in the dale city area. stop and go as you make your way past route 1. here's a live look at route 1 in virginia. you can see volume in this area. the good news, not seeing any accidents on i-95. you are starting to slow down. aaron, over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> breaking news now as the suicide bombing in afghanistan has killed at least 16 people. among them, three american nato service members. that attack happened in the eastern city of khosh near kabul. a suicide bomber apparently riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. we're told about 50 people were also hurt in that blast. this video just coming into us. the taliban claiming responsibility for that attack. this latest attack comes as the u.s. marks 2,000 troops killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> president obama appears to be winning over voters in states that could decide this election. he leads mitt romney by t
paid a flat $1500 tax. now, the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge 10% on every sale. the tax went into effect yesterday and while most customers weren't happy about the extra fee, it didn't seem to impact the number of people lining up for for food. >>> a new parking plan to d.c. it would preserve spaces for disabled drivers. under mary cheh's plan, all drivers would have to pay to park but about 10% would be red in color and reserved for the disabled drivers. it is expected to cut down on fraud. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york and find out what your dream reveal about what is going on at work. >> can't wait to hear what that is all about. as we go to break, if you can't sleep, it may be costing your employer. a new study says insomnia is to blame for about 247,000 mistake on the job each year. of a he had like half of those just this morning, adding up to about $30 billion in losses. >> we'll be right back. -- i've had like half of those just this morning. "a magic clock." okay, momm
about another eyesore. how the city is explaining that problem coming up. >> the pictures are telling the story tonight. this is the oxon hill camera. hello, it's a little bit foggy out there. we also have heavy showers moving into the warrenton area. i'll have your forecast. >> check out the rundown. we're back. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it eaeasy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion by how many people are able to get off
the ads metro stations. they up in subway stations in new york city and the judge said they must be displayed in the d.c. area no later than 5:00 on monday. the metro sportsperson said that metro will comply with the order and the ads will go up this weekend. robert muse of the american freedom law center joins us live by phone. the attorney for a blogger who sued the right to put up the ads and good to have you with us, sir. >> it's great to be with you, sir. jot real fear here from metro, and i think, new york subways as well was the potential violence in the middle east, after the movie depicted someone who was bad or equated as a fraud. you didn't see it this way? no, in fact to equate that violence to anything that -- is pure speculation. one of the things can you see, and i am sure one of the viewers will see, all of the activity and violence going in the middle east. in a civil society, if you object to speech, the response to that is not to engage in violence but more speech and we held the protection of the first amendment here in the united states and the judge upheld t
happened early this morning in eastern afghanistan in the city of khosh near kabul. check out this video. early reports say a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle loaded with explosives crashed his bike into a patrol of international and afghan forces as they exited their vehicles. the troops were preparing to patrol the market area. officials say the taliban have claimed responsibility for the many booing. live at the news desk, tony tull. aaron and angie, back to you. >> tony, thanks. >>> police are investigating a shooting in northwest. it happened after 10:00 last night at new york avenue and north capitol street. police found a man shot in the arm and a woman shot in the leg. they are expected to be okay. no word yet on if the shooter has been identified. >>> a traffic alert for drivers this morning. work on a major street scape project on "u" street begins today. crews will begin digging trenches along the half mile of "u" street between 9th and 14th streets. new sidewalks and drainage will eventually be put in there. that work was supposed to begin in june but was delayed because of
this morning, for the first time a team of fbi agents has arrived in benghazi and has already left the city. the agency is investigating last month's deadly attack on the american consulate. they have 60 days to issue a report. >>> police say it was a miracle no one was seriously hurt after this school bus plunged over a texas highway overpass, falling more than 15 feet. investigators say the bus was clipped by a car and landed on the door stop of a hotel below the overpass. one child and two adults were on board. they are all in stable condition. >>> more fallout from two recent incidents involving loose seats on american airlines flights. while american scrambles to fix the problem, it's canceled 44 flights for today. yesterday airline officials began pulling nearly 50 planes out of service to make the repairs. all the planes should be back in service by tomorrow. if you're flying on american today, double-check. 44flights canceled. >>> wow. that's big. >> yeah, it is. >> better safe, i know. >> sure. >> what's going on, tuck? >> friday and weather is going to cooperate. cool start, with
where these jobs are in new york. >> al, this is a vibrant city full of opportunity. and i'm here to encourage all your viewers to go to nyc.gov and look at the employment listings we have right now. here, i'll show you. mta seeks subway tunnel exterminator to eliminate bat colonies and rat kings. [ laughter ] >> well, there's one job right there. >> there are hundreds more. >> oh, well, thank you very much, honorable mayor. okay, let's go to dillingham, alaska, to talk to peter who works at a salmon canary. peter, do these salmon canaries have fins or wings? >> i work at a salmon cannery. [ laughter ] >> and what kind of jobs are up there? >> well, we need fish cleaners. you know, people who take out the bones and gut the fish. it's hard work, but it pays well, and we have, i think, 12 positions open now. >> hold up. so you're telling me that you've got 12 good jobs taking the bones and feathers off of salmon canaries? and these republicans are still talking about how unemployment is so bad? i tell you what. i'm going to take one of those jobs myself. how do i get up there? >> we
today preparing for wednesday's debate. he is expected to appear tomorrow and will stay in the city until after the debate. analyst say wednesday is his best chance to help change the polls. romney is running out of time, david gregory joined us onset, and he says wednesday's debate may be romney's only chance to do just that. >> they represent the last big moment to reach sen tens of millions of people at one time. i think it is a last chance to turn the debate around and the campaign around. if they're in a cycle where they're just reacting to events and looking for an angle, it becomes difficult. >> stay tuned for "meet the press" this morning. chris christie will be joining david, you can see it right here on nbc 4. >>> meanwhile, paul ryan will prepare for his own debate in our region. he will hold a three day camp starting on wednesday in virginia. his debate with joe bide season set for thursday, october 11th kentucky. advisors for ryan are already down playing expectations, calling vice president bideen one of the most experienced debaters in politics, and president biden sp
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of the city. the findings should be released today and they should be able to tell police whether human remains are present. the teamsters boss disappeared almost 40 years ago and his fate remains a mystery. >>> occupy protesters are expected to continue today with a veterans march planned at noon at freedom plaza. this week marks the one-year anniversary since the group began protests here in d.c. they want to bring new attention to the same issues that made them begin the movement in the first place last year. >>> president barack obama is still at a desert resort huddling with advisors as he gets ready for tomorrow's first debate with republican mitt romney. romney made a campaign appear snow is in denver and told the crowd he would honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants because of an executive order signed by the president. >>> call day lose-win. the phillies beat the nationals 2-0 last night but the second place braves also lost which clinches the nationals' first nl east divisional title. the team brought the celebration on to the field to share it with the fans
, year out for a long time. >> reporter: this city is so playoff baseball starved. you deliver and give it to them so quickly in your career. did you have any idea it would happen like this? >> two years ago when i got drafted i knew we were going to have a great team. we had a great organization with strasburg, zimmerman and werth, great staff, great group of guys. i thought we were going to win definitely. i had no doubt in my mind. i want to come out here and win for this town and this city. that's how i've always been. >> reporter: the party lasted at least 45 minutes on the field and is continuing right now. you look at this in perspective. three years ago they were the worst team in major league baseball. today they are the toast of the town, toast of the nation, in fact. the fans enjoying this one as well. i'm sure the party is going stronout on the streets. bob barnard is out there with the fans taking part in all the fun, i'm sure. bob, take it away. >> reporter: hey, scott, this is a memorable night for washington sport fans, for nats fans, for baseball fans. the few here in
member wants to crackdown on flyers left on windshields. they're littering the streets all over the city and residents are tired of picking them up. fox 5's matt ackland has the story. >> reporter: they make a huge mess, those flyers left on car windshields which often end up on the ground littering streets and sidewalks. council member jim graham hears complaints from people sick of cleaning them up and is proposing legislation to stop what he thinks leads to littering, fining those who place the flyers on the windshields, but he's not sure who will enforce it yet. >> we want to look at who else can issue the violations. our traffic and parking control officers might very well be authorized. >> reporter: what graham is proposing could come with a legal challenge. some think it could violate freedom of speech. >> i don't think putting a flyer under a windshield wiper is littering. >> reporter: arthur spitzer with the aclu says similar laws have been reviewed by judges in other parts of the country. >> a number of federal courts have looked at this very issue in places that enacted law
bomber drove a motorcycle full of explosives into police headquarters. it happened in the eastern city of khost. four police officers were killed in the blast and three other people. this is latest attack as the u.s. marks 2,000 soldiers killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. on saturday, a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> three were killed, four others hurt in a drone strike in pakistan. it happened in the town of mir ali in waziristan. that region is known for hiding several several terrorist groups. >>> shortly after 10:00 last night, a call for shots fired near new york avenue and north capitol street. when they arrived, they found a woman shot in the arm and a man shot in the leg. both were alert and breathing. they were taken to a nearby hospital and expected to be okay. no word on if the shooter has been identified. >>> today a controversial coal fired power plant in alexandria will close. the gen on plant on north 49th street. gen on will get back $32 million that the city held in escrow to use for environmental control
was delivered in the back of a taxi. because the city's traffic is notoriously clogged, many expect mothers can't get to the hospital in time. therefore, the city's police force is required to go through midwife training to handle deliveries. police say one baby a month is delivered for officers. can you imagine, you sign up for the job law enforcement official, and you become a midwife, a doula? >> how are your obstetric skills? nice work if you can get it. i didn't expect to see that video. pretty graphic. i think he was delivering the baby. >> i've seen worse. just saying, i've had babies. >> oh, 21 minutes after 5:00 now. >> it's friday. >> you would know, i guess. >> i would. >> here's a look outside for you folks. some clouds and rain to deal with this morning. wet roadways too. veronica? >>> that's right. rain along the major roads this morning. the temperature, as you said, 67 degrees right now. under a mostly cloudy sky. we do have some rain out there. 63, the dewpoint temperature. so we also have some patchy fog out there this morning. as far as the radar goes, look at this. it's dry
malfunctioning. this is in woodbridge. and you're heavy on the brakes northbound. in dale city, delays continue as you make your way past lorton. heavy on the brakes in this area. checking on 95, not seeing accidents as you make your way northbound in virginia or southbound, accident free, but volume northbound. eun and aaron, back over to you. >>> 6:12 is the time. ahead, the airline being sued over a drimpg. >>> also setting a really bad example. the kids who caught their school bus driver red handed. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. e. pnc bank. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. w
that includes the city's first murder of the year. 36-year-old lamont ellis was found dead in an alleyway early sunday morning. he had been shot multiple times. friends and family members gathered at a visual last night. police don't have a suspect nor a motive right now. fox 5 was working the story, conducting interviews at police headquarters, shots did ring out nearby. officers raced to that scene. it turned out to be a street fight. along west south street. >> it was a mess. it was chaos. there was at least 20 people there, and they had five or six of them, started to break out in a fight. and everybody just started to join in. >> police say one person was stabbed. and is listed in serious condition. no word if the two incidents are related. >> 10 years ago today, our region was traumatized by a sniper shooting spree. the beginning of it. for three weeks in october of 2002, people around our area did not know where the next victims would be shot. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo were found guilty of killing 10 people and injuring three others. on thursday there is a prayer vigil to re
. >> reporter: now the city is implementing the sales tax act and food trucks are no longer immune. they have to charge customers 10% on every sale. >> oh, man, that's rough. >> everybody has to get their cut, right? >> i don't like paying more. >> it doesn't change my willingness to eat from food trucks. >> we're giving away free coconut macaroons because the tax today. >> this man thinks the tax is expensive. >> there is additional fees now for that too. >> steve who owns a catering service said he is fine to pay his fair share. >> at this point we are on the same playing field and should be treated as the others are. >> reporter: the first day of the tax going off without too many complaints. most customers still enjoy the convenience and the relatively inexpensive meal, despite the extra 10%. in downtown d.c., laura evans, fox 5 news. >>> the peanut butter recall is expanding. sunland incorporated is recalling more products after 30 illnesses, including almond butter, cashu butter, and others. the symptoms show up within 12- 72 hours after exposure. it is most dangerous to children, the e
. this morning, we did get the heavier rain showers moving west of i-95. here in the city, approaching an inch of rain, but along that montgomery county, loudoun county, a pathway there and as much as 2 1/2 inches for gaithersburg, more than that in places in loudoun county and that is where the heaviest of the rain was. we'll talk about that and have to make changes to the forecast and we'll let you 99 a few minutes. >> thank you, gain. >>> remember, you can check live doppler radar with the fox 5 weather app and download it on your droid, iphone or ipad g. to www.myfoxdc.com for more. >>> it's been years since the snipers terrorized our region. the police hunted for john allan mohammad and lee boyd malvo. they were linked to 10 shootings -- several shootings, including 10 in the d.c. area. the case is unforgettable for those of us living in the area at the time. the evidence has been locked away for years and eventually, some will be on display at a new downtown museum opening in 2015. beth parker got a look. >> reporter: three weeks of terror. while some would rather forget about the shooti
-95, you will find your lanes are open coming in out of dale city. no problems to report. traffic is a little heavy coming in out of woodbridge. live picture eastbound along 66 working your way in from fair oaks. lanes are open on the beltway between annandale and merrifield. southbound 270, a little bit below speed touching the brakes as you head out to the truck scales. >>> the reflecting pool in tonight of the lincoln memorial is empty again during the two- year $35 million renovation. it was reengineered to draw river water instead of city drinking water. the level of so don't needed to prevent the algae from forming wasn't collaborate correctly. now the national park service is scrubbing away the mess. it will take several days to clean up and refill the pool. >>> you have likely seen them scattered near nightclubs downtown or left on parked cars. now, one city councilmember wants to put an end to the flyers left on windshield. come jim graham says they lead to littering. the proposal comes with a legal challenge because opponents say it would violate the first amendment. gra
there just south of the city as you work down 95 between generally washington and fredericksburg. we are getting some rain showers as well. that will be crossing the potomac and over towards waldorf and la plata here before long. this is all associated with this frontal system that has been moving oh, so slowly and will continue to kind of track east during the morning. so we'll have some early showers and then we'll be dealing with cloud cover for much of the morning. but by later this afternoon, a little bit more in the way of sunshine and a little bit more in the way of drier air will start to work in from the north and west. it should gradually bet more comfortable later today. temperature at reagan national, 73 degrees. notice your cooler air north and west. 51 in columbus this morning and 60 in detroit. some of their air will get in here later tonight. we are going to be improving things gradually over our thursday. 82 your daytime high. it will be a nice warm afternoon. 81 in manassas and 84 in leonardtown. enjoy the last of the heat. by this weekend, we'll be in for real octo
, this is not video from last year. find out what city already has four inches of snow on the ground. gary mcgrady, i would be so disappointed if that was here. >> i don't want to see that or think about snow. yeah, it did happen. a long way away from us, though. today, we have had temperatures in the 80s. tomorrow we're going to do the same and the first look at the forecast is coming up. i promise, no snow. [ female announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? barack obama and the liberals already have. to pay for government-run healthcare, you'll pay higher taxes and more for your medicine. and their plan includes a trillion dollars in higher taxes. even on the middle class. mitt romney and common sense conservatives will cut taxes on the middle class. and they'll close loopholes for millionaires. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. [ romney] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. we can't afford four more years. number of students that wea lot of problehave.th the... resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr:
. >> reporter: they displaying the ads on the new york city subway system and managers of the washington area metro balked in part because of the recent destructive rioting in islamic nations over a california film ridiculing the prophet mohammad. an attorney for metro told a federal judge that three u.s. security agencies have cautioned metro about current unspecified concerns. metro furnished a video shot by a new york post reporter showing one woman defacing one of the 10 posters and another woman trying to block that action. metro is trying to delay the posters until november 1st to allow the world situation to calmdown. the attorney for the pro israeli poster maker said that metro must display the ads without delay. >> in our civil society, the first amendment has the greatest protection. the government needs to protect the speaker and for those who say they want to engage in violence, we'll arrest you for engaging in violence and all it's going to do is embolden those. >> reporter: during the hearing, the u.s. district judge collier characterized the part of the poster as being part of
against syria. >>> a new york city gym teacher is suing the city after he says a six-year-old student beat him up. here is the deal though. the gym teacher is a former college football player who weighs 220 pounds. his alleged attacker is a 50- pound first grader. the teacher says the boy physically assaulted him in the hallway back in april. he says the kid fractured his ankle and injured his knee and forced him to need therapy for stress. >> he was very strong, kicking me like using the heel of his feet to kick me in my legs. so he also bit me several times because, like i said, i wasn't trying to hold his hand too tight, i didn't want to make bruises. >> the gym teacher is suing for physical and emotional damage. the boy's parents call these claims ridiculous. >> that kid must have some serious fighting skills. >> it could be rough in those skills sometimes. >> it can be. >> you never know. >>> coming up, some big cuts coming to the university of the district of columbia that will likely mean layoffs and that's not all. >> up next, we'll get a full report on that. first, a full report f
, a network of innovative public charter schools serving low-income city kids. dominic randolph is the headmaster of riverdale country school. a prestigious private school in a leafier section of new york city. these two leaders have joined together to develop what they call character education. their message is character skills are crucial. they're just as important for kids from tough backgrounds as they are kids from well-off families. but fair warning to the kids and their parents who have been a part of the so-called trophy generation. this new movement might come as a big shock in a society that has valued self-esteem above all else. >> you can do it. >> you can do anything. >> one that's been perfectly skewered by snl. >> my self-esteem is through the roof because nobody has ever been honest with me about how mediocre i am. >> what if someone were to be honest with you? >> i would immediately cry. >> when i started teaching in the '90s, there was a sense that everyone had to be rewarded. where people didn't want kids to experience failure. when you enter the work world, i
, this is problems in dale city, slow traffic continues coming across the occuquan, leaving prince william. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thank you very much. >>> it is back to the campaign trail for the presidential candidates after the first debate last night in denver. mitt romney visits virginia, president barack obama has stops in colorado and wisconsin. all three are battleground states. let's last night's presidential debate from fox's nicole collins. nicole is live on capitol hill this morning. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, allison. those swing states very important. for mitt romney last night, he's been trailing slightly in the polls in many of those states, so it was very important for him to have a strong showing and it appears he delivered. [ cheers and applause ] >>reporter: the candidates were cordial, but mitt romney's aggressive approach appear today put president obama on defense. >> going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the american people who are struggling today. >> when i walked into the oval office, i had more t
were tossed out. the city received a grant to purchase the new breathalyzers. carmegeddon part ii. the road will close from 1:00 a.m., our time, early monday morning. last year, a similar closure and similar warnings didn't cause any major problems. >>> tonight, apple is apologizing for sending customers in the wrong direction with the new map app. it's available in the iphone 5. he admits apple fell short in itsz commitment to making world class products. and he says empl yeployees are everything they can to correct the problem. >>> a 72-year-old man from the bronx is alive tonight thanks to his neighbor's cell phone video that shows them catching him to escape a fire. ronnie post says the fire started in his kitchen and quickly spread. >> i go in the kitchen. i see the flames coming from the curtain in the kitchen. i opened the door. i shouldn't have did that. i opened the door, the flames said bam. >> most of his apartment is burned beyond repair. but he says he is just thankful to those who helped him out. >> now, to kentucky, dash cam video showings a police officer slamming
york, we are on the mild side. 64 in new york city. rain showers, we're done with those. we have a cool june -- we have a cool down on the seven-day forecast. we'll have that in just a minute. >>> time now to hit the roads with on-time traffic and julie wright. >> all right. we are kind. busy. we a lot of fog to deal with out here on the roads. we are checking in with metro and they say before a power outage affecting the escalators at the woodley park station. so the elevators are working. it is just the escalators that are out of service at this time. do make note of that. elevator is working. escalator is not. southbound 270 with lanes open below speed as you continue from 85 out to the truck scales south of 109, about a 25 minute ride. we have a slow trip lined up for you now if you are traveling the beltway here at the 95/395 interchange. we had accident activity to go north on the ramp. be careful headed northbound. can you still see some activity there if you are traveling north onto 395. lanes are open. again, this is the slowdown we just mapped out for you coming in out of hya
, controversial and racist. those are the criticisms aimed at new adings in new york city subways. now the woman behind them wants them in d.c. metro stations. and later, an angry outburst between nikki monage and mariah carey. this got nasty. the judge's reaction to the war of words coming up.  [ kreg smith ] i'm third generation military. i served in the army, two tours over there. when i got back from iraq, i was searching for new jobs. [ lionel hamilton ] veterans make great employees, because you know they've already got expertise and they've got job skills instilled in them from the military. [ kreg smith ] what i've learned, being deployed overseas, is a high sense of adaptability, leadership skills, and teamwork. [ lionel hamilton ] ge doesn't hire veterans because they're veterans. we hire veterans because they're extremely qualified. [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. >>> some cutbacks are coming to university
say he would likely receive a papal pardon. >>> a huge plume of jet smoke rises above the city of winnipeg, canada. a fire at a racing fuel warehouse created this seen monday and into tuesday. there were reported by 17,000 gallons of indy car and graying racing fuel in the facility. that is a lot of smoke. >>> the international space station on the move to avoid a possible collision. >> up next, detail of what is set to happen thursday morning. first, here is tucker. >> we've got fog across the area. visibility is reduced to about a quarter mile in many spots. you want to look out for that. julie wright will have a look at your traffic. i'll have a look at your weather coming up in just a couple of short minutes. [ may ] el centro is located in the east end of houston. our basic services are healthcare. we have been driven by the needs of the community. what is it that they can't access? and then how can we provide access to those services? ge came in with the tools and the skills to make it even better. ♪ [ may ] because of the ge foundation, we've been able to see 2,000 mor
across the region, hanging tough particularly north and west of the city. radar won't really pick it up. a lot of moisture at low levels of the atmosphere here. we'll be dealing with the fog here over the short-term. dense fog advisory has been issued for much of the area through 10:00 a.m. good news, we'll watch the fog burn off during the course of the day. and we should be looking at sunshine by afternoon. limited sunshine, with highs expected to be back into the 80s. warming up into the 80s today. dense fog advisory until 10:00, including washington, prince george's county, montgomery county county, loudoun county. temperature now, reagan national 71 degrees. mild start to the day. 71 bwi marshall. highs later this afternoon, believe it or not, should top out in the 80s. 85 in washington. 85 in manassas. get ready for a nice warm afternoon. enjoy it, because cooler weather on the way for the weekend. details on that in just a minute. tony, back to you. >>> tucker, thank you. both presidential candidates will spend the day preparing to face off later tonight in the first presidential
cross the border and head toward the war-attorney city of aleppo where there is a decisive battle on multiple fronts. taborder crossing from turkey, we walk toward syria. it's pretty calm, actually. but we understand there was an attack four miles from the border and 60 were killed. and we drove into what is known as free syria and they clearly want it know, they're in charge. but the hold is fragile so we're careful not to make wrong turns. you're saying this is the way you're going to run into the syrian army? >> yes. >> reporter: a government soldier who switched sides drives us on the safest route in, past bombed-out building in one town after another, including azaz, now nicknamed the graveyard of tanks. for miles in this northern pocket of territory, check points are controlled by the free syrian army. we saw long bread lines with children. refugees escaping in trucks. and three miles from the embattled city of aleppo, smoke rising from a recent air strike. aleppo is now nearly in ruins as the battle rages on multiple fronts. this listed as a world heritage site burned out o
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of the city. this particular radar, a little aggressive. there are some scattered showers out to the west and up 270. as you get down 95, we are getting smore activity as well now. we'll have the threat of showers in the forecast for the first part of your day as we watch this frontal system, same front, same system we've been talking about for a couple of days. this is the back end finally working through. you can see the back end of the moisture back into west virginia and then the cloud cover back into ohio and this will continue to kind of march east here, trudge east very slowly during the course of the day. we should see gradual improvement late this afternoon with cooler winds and drier air working in from the north and west. hang in there. just a couple of showers early today and then the clouds kind of hang tough here for the morning hours. by this afternoon, here we are at 4:00. we are starting to get break in the clouds. as you are watching out to the west, you will likely be partly to mostly sunny. we'll clear out very quickly later this evening and that will allow the cooler
later on at night, but he missed the school and football practice as l. the fairfax city police found his vehicle in the park which, is a little league baseball field on picket road. early in the morning, tuesday morning. >> police say they not investigating the disappearance as suspicious, but say that they can and do consider it unusual. >>> strong statements about slottings still ahead on the news edge. what maryland's top leaders are saying about the group behind the negative campaign ads. sue. >> and an interesting day and managed to get up to 82 degrees. i will let you know how much longer it's going continue. the big changes coming up on the seven-day forecast. and scott smith out at nats park. what a great day. >> and heading into the post season with baseball's best record. the 98th win today and secure home field advantage to the play-offs. who and&when will they play? that is next. [ barack o obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but thi
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. >> that was what we expected by this set-up at medinah. >> everything about this week has been a ten. city of chicago has got behind it so amazingly well. the course is very fair with a strong, when you get to 12 through 18, it becomes way better and very interesting in match, the drivable 15th par 4. the captains have done a good week. the players have been very cordial to each other, but they're playing hard as can be. everything is just set up for a magnificent ryder cup and so far, it's been that way. >> and you see the crowds out here. this is what it looked like on tuesday. it has been absolutely amazing as the americans have two putts two win the hole over at the 5th. dottie. >> the advantage for the americans was established on bubba watson's tee shot, 66 yards. easily able to reach the green in two. a relatively slow putt uphill for bubba watson. for webb simpson, who miss ed hs putt at and is 2nd. >> so, a chance for bubba and webb to grab a 1-up lead after poulter and rose had the advantage. >> and the only european rookie who was such a standout in yesterday afternoon's four ba
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with individually. we're going have some sways dug up. >> and he and other business owners approached the city leaders about the lines and a spokesman said fixing the sewer was not part of the project and the issue is not the age of the pipes but grease. >>> wizards get back to work. sports is just ahead on the news edge. i'm barack obama and i approved this messssage. [ mitt romney ] there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what... who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you-name-it... and they will vote for this president no matter what... and so my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama to
and volume, it's a terrible mix. bumper-to-bumper traffic now continuing northbound leaving dale city towards the capital beltway. southbound 286 rolling road, accident activity. southbound 234 after 95, accident activity on the two right lanes. no incidents at the wilson bridge. traffic is flowing freely. we have accident activity reported on the outer loop of the beltway to go northbound on i-95 involving a police cruiser. pay close attention. southbound 270 out of germantown, heavy, slow and steady from before father hurley boulevard to 370. more delays towards rockville. 395 across the inbound 14th street bridge, stalled car has cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> it's almost show time. the first presidential debate is tonight. it's going to happen in denver. it's the first three this month. mitt romney knows a breakthrough performance could reshape his campaign. and president barack obama is determined to avoid mistakes that could alter his case for a second term. but an old video of the president is stirring new controversy. fox's doug luzader with the story. >>
of the times. get this. some students in new york city actually use valets to store their cell phones while they're in school. it costs $1 a day. kids drop them off at a truck parked nearby. sounds awfully fishy to me. cell phones and other devices such as i-pods and ipadsds are banned in all new york city public schools, but there have been some safety issues. one truck parked near a school in the bronx got held up this summer and some 200 students lost their phones. >> what about lockers? they can't just put them in their lockers in school? >> maybe not. >> they maybe aren't allowed on school property. seems like that would be better, but harder to police maybe. >> maybe the school should just hold them in the office. >> what's to prevent -- you know, tucker and i could paint a truck cell phone valet. >> wait. wait. you're giving away a good idea here. honestly, we make a living, right? >> times are tough. [ laughter ] >> sorry. there you go. >> you could say there are some pitfalls with that plan. >> yeah, i could see there would be some problems. >>>late get to your weather forecast. i
and dozens of drunk driving convictions had to be tossed. but the city says new equipment is now in place and this program resumed today. >> i think some people may have said, why is this taking so long. one of the things we've done is ensured we've got a solid program. a rock-solid program. and one that is scientifically viable. >> in addition to the breath test, the d.c. council passed a bill earlier this year authorizing tougher penalties for impaired drivers. >>> the search for a man described as armed and dangerous. a nationwide manhunt that's led police to our area. >>> a bird strike may be to blame for a fiery plane crash. it killed more than a dozen tourists. >>> the lost piece of art that cost a woman just $7, and could have fetched $70, >>> authorities in nepal say a fiery plane crash may have been caused by a bird strike. the twin engine plane crashed just two minutes after takeoff from kathmandu. there were 19 people aboard the plane, all of them were killed. the victims were from great britain, nepal, and china. several people on the plane were tourists on their way to mount
and the hired hit man who showed up at his door. nbc's josh mankiewicz is in kansas city. josh, good morning. >> reporter: this is one of those truth is stranger than fiction stories which is really not surprising given that it has a hollywood backdrop and that one of the players is a very well-known name. garrett warren was at the top of his game, a hollywood stunt man who had mastered the art of make believe violence. but one night he answered the door of his home and faced the real thing. >> when a bullet hits you, you don't really know that it hits you. not like you see in the movies. >> reporter: but he was hit, four times, at close range. >> i fell back behind my door to the ground, and then he walked in and put the gun in my head and when i saw him squeeze the trigger i flinched just like this, like a fighter would. the bullet went straight through my head and came out my head. >> pretty good reflexes. >> like "the matrix," keanu going back and hitting him. so as much as i moved, i still got hit. >> reporter: somehow garrent warren survived. now the question was who shot him and why?
. this is happening in the resort city of elat. the suspect is still inside the hotel near the red sea. we'll bring you updates on this story as soon as we get them. a >>> virginia is front and center if the presidential race. president obama will be in northern virginia this morning. he is speaking to students at george mason university. his campaign says the president will talk about the choice facing voter between two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the economy. mitt romney is back in the commonwealth this morning. he and his running mate paul ryan were at an event in the shenandoah valley. he is looking to build momentum after the debate. >>> a health alert now about a rare form of meningitis. officials say it has now spread to six states killing five people including one each in maryland and virginia. 35 cases have been reported across the country of fungal meningitis. doctors say it taxed the lining of the brain and the spinal cord. all of the infected patients received steroid injections to treat back pain. doctors suggest the steroid was likely contaminated and say it is not
to find it with our city camera right now. there are some clouds to be dealt with across the area. not everyone's getting a view of it, nonetheless it's a pleasant enough evening to be on the outside. our temperatures at 60 degrees downtown. winds averaging only 5 miles an hour. dewpoints back in the upper 40s. morning low temperatures will be well down into the low to mid-50s. there may be a few scattered 40s on the map. 52 already in cumberland, maryland. 54 in manassas, 57 degrees in fairfax, right now. get over to buoy, maryland, it's 59, 60 in baltimore, 50 already in gaithersburg. if you're a redskins fan, you know this game is in tampa tomorrow. i couldn't ignore the redskins forecast against the buccaneers. it's a 4:00 to 7:00 game tomorrow in tampa. highs down there tomorrow, upper 80s to near 90 degrees. all that training camp weather is waiting for them down there in florida. here it is on storm 4 radar. not a lot going on close to us. there are rainshowers here just to the east of downtown smartsville. they're going eastbound. traveling south on i-95 from fredericksbur
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